All About Food

Day’s Verse:
Your old life is dead. Your new life, which is your real life—even though invisible to spectators—is with Christ in God. He is your life. When Christ (your real life, remember) shows up again on this earth, you’ll show up, too—the real you, the glorious you. Meanwhile, be content with obscurity, like Christ.
Colossians 3:3-4

When I don’t have much to say, I post pictures. Like this:
Our Strawberry Crop
This is the entirety of our strawberry crop this year. We would’ve had more, but the strawberry growing instruction sheet I got from Molbak’s said that it was better in the first year to remove flowers and berry buds to let the strawberries get established. These three are ones I missed, and I’m glad I did. What they lacked in size, they made up for in flavor. Continue Reading >>

CSA Box of Deliciousness

Day’s Verse:
When you win, we plan to raise the roof
and lead the parade with our banners.
May all your wishes come true!

Psalm 20:5

This is our first box of food from Chinook Farms, the CSA we’ve signed up with for the season. It contained:

  • 3 Beets
  • 3 Carrots
  • A bag of potatoes
  • About 10 leeks
  • A large bag of spinach
  • A bag of wheat grains (unmilled)
  • A box of wheatgrass (growing)

Now, I know or can figure out what to do with most of this stuff. Heck, I immediately peeled and ate one of the carrots on the spot — there’s nothing like a fresh organic carrot for sweetness. But the wheat and wheatgrass have me stumped. I’m not into green smoothies, whatever the potential health benefits; besides, we don’t want to buy a juicer just for this. So: Anybody want some organic wheatgrass? Theoretically it’s fabulously good for you. Continue Reading >>